A fund-raiser to help for a statue honoring World War II hero William "Wild Bill" Guarnere will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 at Popi's Italian restaurant, 3120 S. 20th St., South Philadelphia.

The event includes hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, an auction of autographed memorabilia, and raffles. Tickets are $50 per person. Contact: Debi Rafferty, 215-389-3094.